Divorce and marriage rates fall! Fewer people marry according to the Government’s own data collection unit. This is alarming for anyone who knows anything about commitment theory. Basically marriage particularly for men is a loud and clear indicator for long term commitment in the relationship. It seems as though we chaps just respond well to the public nature of a marriage. Sort of a statement of intent in the presence of pals, uncles, neighbours and colleagues that binds us in more clearly. Lose marriage, and society will become more fluid with less dedication about. Not good at all. A society with less relational traction is a real concern.
To find out more visit Marriage Week UK go to events and sign up for the 6th Relationship skills conference, at which you can hear the World’s leading expert in this field. Professor Scott Stanley PHD.